Russian Foreign Ministry expressed hope that the incident that took placein Bangkok would not lead to complications in issuing Thailand's visas forRussian citizens. Thailand is a popular recreation place of Russiantourists, Deputy Official Representative of the Russian Foreign MinistryMalakhov said answering a question about the Russian citizens detained inThailand on a charge of a bank robbery. As the Information and PressDepartment of the Russian Foreign Ministry reported, Russian Embassy inBangkok is currently tracking the situation and consular officials havealready met with the detained. The Russian Foreign Ministry expectsThailand to hold an objective investigation into the matter so Russiandiplomats in Bangkok have the possibility to obtain all requiredinformation about the incident. .